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Crib Safety: 6 Tips to Use Now

Crib Safety: 6 Tips to Use Now | Safe Sleep | Scoop.it
“Baby crib choices and best practices to keep you all sleeping soundly and safely. (Though his bed may look bare, Baby is safest with nothing but the mattress and a tight-fitting sheet in the crib.”
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Excellent basics for #SafeSleep
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Sleep-Related Death and Babies: Risk Factors Vary by Age, Study Finds | Parents News Now

Sleep-Related Death and Babies: Risk Factors Vary by Age, Study Finds | Parents News Now | Safe Sleep | Scoop.it
“Expert advice about pregnancy, your life, and family time from the editors of Parents magazine. (How Safe is Your Baby's Sleep?”
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Older infants at greater risk of dying in cribs or adult beds with pillows, blankets and other soft bedding.
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Infant deaths, dangers: Some day cares fail to follow safe-sleep guidelines - Q13 FOX

Infant deaths, dangers: Some day cares fail to follow safe-sleep guidelines - Q13 FOX | Safe Sleep | Scoop.it
“Q13 FOX Infant deaths, dangers: Some day cares fail to follow safe-sleep guidelines Q13 FOX Ruth Kagi, D-Lake Forest Park, recently convened a work group to study safe sleep in day care centers and for in-home providers, to figure out how the...”
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Consequences for licensed child care providers who do not follow Safe Sleep guidelines should be instant loss of license.
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Report: SUID Risk Twice as High in Homes Monitored by Social Workers - Boston.com

Report: SUID Risk Twice as High in Homes Monitored by Social Workers - Boston.com | Safe Sleep | Scoop.it
“Report: SUID Risk Twice as High in Homes Monitored by Social Workers Boston.com The report adds that these state-level numbers match new evidence at the national level suggesting that children with histories of abuse and neglect are more likely to...”
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Shocking study. Poverty plays a role in infant safety. What other factors are at work here?
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Infant deaths, dangers: Some day cares fail to follow safe-sleep guidelines - Q13 FOX

Infant deaths, dangers: Some day cares fail to follow safe-sleep guidelines - Q13 FOX | Safe Sleep | Scoop.it
“Q13 FOX Infant deaths, dangers: Some day cares fail to follow safe-sleep guidelines Q13 FOX Ruth Kagi, D-Lake Forest Park, recently convened a work group to study safe sleep in day care centers and for in-home providers, to figure out how the...”
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Training for Childcare providers is essential to keep current on #safesleep practices.
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Sharing Beds With Infants Linked to SIDS

Sharing Beds With Infants Linked to SIDS | Safe Sleep | Scoop.it
“Risk factors for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) appear to change with the age of the infant, researchers say.”
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Make sure to distinguish between bed sharing (dangerous) and room sharing (protective). Both are forms of co-sleeping.
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A wave of infants lost in DCF families - Boston Globe

A wave of infants lost in DCF families - Boston Globe | Safe Sleep | Scoop.it
“Boston Globe A wave of infants lost in DCF families Boston Globe Safe-sleep campaigns appear to have reduced the incidence of sudden infant death nationwide from 1.6 deaths per 1,000 infants in 1990 to 0.94 in 1998 following a national...”
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Sad, sad news. We've got to do a better job.
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Tweet from @perfectbabies

Tweet from @perfectbabies | Safe Sleep | Scoop.it
““@PerfectBabiez: SUSHI BABY http://t.co/8suRaP5zlU”; its cute until this baby dies of SIDS for sleeping on his stomach”
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OMG, this is awful. What is the purpose of this? Never put baby to sleep on a couch....or tied to a pillow.
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